What is price tag for exonerated prisoners and compensation?
Tyler — The State of Texas will pay a Dallas County man released from prison in 2006 after DNA evidence exonerated him of a rape an additional $753,000 on top of $1 million already paid for the 20 years he spent wrongfully imprisoned.
Larry Fuller was pardoned in 2007 and in 2009 the Legislature raised compensation for the exonerated to $80,000 per year spent in prison. Initially
Comptroller Susan Combs denied Fuller's request for more money, but after Fuller sued, the state settled.
How much is too much when it comes to compensating exonerated prisoners? East Texans talk-back with our news partner: KTBB and host Garth Maier.